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Have a (newer) Stanley 92 shoulder plane, should I go large or "upgrade" my current 3/4"

11-27-2018 07:28 PM by nexgen91

I have a Stanley 92 that I have been using to clean up shoulders and squaring...

2 11-27-2018 10:10 PM
View NCJOB's profile

Bailey No. 3 wood plane question

11-27-2018 12:01 AM by NCJOB

I have just gotten into using hand planes and have discovered what a great to...

6 11-27-2018 06:29 PM
View newbie65's profile

Wood planes

11-20-2018 03:17 PM by newbie65

Hey y’all, Newbie here, want some advise as to what type of plane to st...

7 11-27-2018 04:09 PM
View moardie's profile

(closed) Iwasaki Chisel Set

11-18-2018 01:41 PM by moardie

I saw this chisel set on craigslist and I am looking for a good set for dovet...

62 11-27-2018 03:16 PM
View AlaskaGuy's profile

Anyone know this company?

11-26-2018 12:27 AM by AlaskaGuy

https://www.sharpeningsupplies.com/Atoma-Diamond-Plate-P1067.aspx The usua...

7 11-26-2018 04:27 PM
View markf31's profile

Planing stop placement

11-26-2018 04:01 PM by markf31

I bought the Benchcrafted Planing Stop a number of months ago and after compl...

0 11-26-2018 04:01 PM
View Bill Berklich's profile

Bringing the 45 online

11-20-2018 02:01 AM by Bill Berklich

The 45 is finally usable and I started to run a bead on a drawer front for my...

8 11-26-2018 01:35 PM
View WorksWoodSlowly's profile

Using antique post drill or handcrank drill press

11-18-2018 12:43 AM by WorksWoodSlowly

I’m a fan of using old fashioned tools. I’ve been thinking of bu...

5 11-26-2018 01:31 AM
View PPBart's profile

Stanley 118

11-24-2018 11:17 PM by PPBart

I had never actually seen on of these before, so when I spotted it in a local...

4 11-25-2018 04:14 AM
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Stanley 118

11-24-2018 11:05 PM by PPBart

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0 11-24-2018 11:05 PM
View Lovegasoline's profile

UltraSharp Diamond Stones ... Anyone Here Using Them?

05-16-2018 11:35 PM by Lovegasoline

I’ve got some water stones but I want to try out diamond stones because...

20 11-24-2018 12:52 AM
View MAS520's profile

Hand Plane Help?

11-19-2018 06:44 PM by MAS520

Does anyone know anything about this plane.

8 11-22-2018 12:07 AM
View AlaskaGuy's profile

Lie Nielsen Bench Planes

11-21-2018 08:48 AM by AlaskaGuy

Many of Lie Nielsen Bench Planes you are given a choice of Iron or Bronze. W...

4 11-21-2018 10:37 PM
View livewire516's profile

Grandfather's tools -- Could I use these for spoon carving?

10-18-2018 02:30 PM by livewire516

So I have this small hatchet and a couple of carving knives that were my late...

14 11-21-2018 06:26 PM
View PPBart's profile

Plane paint removal

11-14-2018 03:46 PM by PPBart

I’ve got an old Craftsman smooth plane that I want to refurbish as a gi...

12 11-20-2018 10:33 PM
View jonah's profile

Anyone know what on earth this is?

11-19-2018 03:43 AM by jonah

I bought a box of random stuff from a yard sale because there were a few dece...

3 11-19-2018 06:48 PM
View 1tacoshort's profile

How many #4 and #5 planes does one man need?

11-09-2018 01:58 AM by 1tacoshort

Hi all, I inherited some woodworking equipment from my dad when he recentl...

32 11-19-2018 04:36 PM
View trsnider's profile

Tite mark in oak

11-17-2018 01:52 AM by trsnider

Any hints for using tite-Mark with the grain in the Oak? The grain of the wo...

6 11-18-2018 12:04 PM
View bondogaposis's profile

Saw Sharpening Vise

11-06-2018 01:36 PM by bondogaposis

I’ve decided I want to learn how sharpen my own handsaws. I have been ...

16 11-17-2018 03:08 AM
View trevor7428's profile

A2, O1 or PM-V11

02-02-2017 08:37 PM by trevor7428

I’ve never purchased a plane from lee valley before, but after I get my...

12 11-14-2018 05:03 PM

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